American Exceptionalism: Obama's Achilles Heel?

American exceptionalism??is the notion that the??United States??occupies a unique position in the world, offering opportunity and hope to others by its unique balance of public and private interests and constitutional ideals of personal and economic freedom. The phrase, often attributed to Alexis de Tocqueville??in his 1835 Democracy in America,?? offers Romney an opening wide enough ...

Topics:  states   alexis   tocqueville   democracy   romney   america   unique   
BING NEWS:
  • D.C. the Enemy to World Peace
    Scholars from Russia and from around the world, Russian government officials and the Russian ... constellation of forces precludes internal political change. Hegemony’s Achilles heel is the U.S. economy. The fairy tale of American economic recovery ...
    03/21/2015 - 6:09 am | View Link
  • Shooting and Crying: The Unlearned Lessons of American Atrocity
    The battle of Fallujah. I kid you not. 2 ... and through them to a docile public raised on the potent poison of "American exceptionalism," to provide a "justification" for an action whose real purpose had to be concealed. And what was that purpose?
    01/13/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Obama is 100% Red, White & Blue American Born
    Many Americans suspect Obama was foreign born. They are wrong. Boy do I have a story to tell you. I believe Obama is a fraud. But it has nothing to do with his birth. Obama’s critics have it ... His college records were his Achilles heel.
    10/3/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Does American Exceptionalism Foster American Decline?
    The Republicans' focus on "American exceptionalism" was premised on the notion that Obama denied that America is a special country. In fact, Obama's speeches have routinely ... in certain segments of society is an Achilles heel. America may not be able ...
    02/5/2013 - 4:23 am | View Link
  • 'American Exceptionalism' and the Battle for the Presidency
    With Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich now the leading contenders for the Republican nomination, the doctrine of "American exceptionalism" -- or, more precisely, President Obama's alleged ... does not understand the concept of American exceptionalism."
    12/22/2011 - 3:27 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Steve McCann
    Articles & Blog Posts by Steve McCann. Immigration must benefit the home nation; Trumping the Republican Establishment; Obamism and Neo-fascist America
    09/2/2015 - 10:16 am | View Website
  • Archives
    Mailing Address CounterPunch PO Box 228 Petrolia, CA 95558 Telephone 1(707) 629-3683 or 1(800) 840-3683
    09/2/2015 - 2:31 am | View Website
  • Patriot Update
    People who burn or otherwise desecrate the American flag are protected by the First Amendment, but should they be? Desecrating the flag of o...
    09/1/2015 - 8:55 pm | View Website
  • David Limbaugh
    ARCHIVES 08/28/15: It Depends on What the Meaning of 'Crazies' Is 08/25/15: GOP Should Worry Less About Trump and More About Itself
    08/31/2015 - 7:51 pm | View Website
  • Gates of Vienna
    After being taken down twice by Blogger within a single week, we got the message: It’s Time To Go. Gates of Vienna has moved to a new address:
    08/31/2015 - 3:16 am | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Business News